BiographyKodiak, Alaska, USA
Dan walked away from an award-winning career in television to attend the world-renowned American Film Institute Conservatory. He began working as a production assistant on feature films in his senior year in high school. After paying his dues in several late night comedy shows, Dan established himself in sports television. He was an associate producer and writer for NBC's coverage of the Athens Olympics and a producer and contributing writer for the short lived ESPN series "Classic Now". Dan is a 2008 screenwriting graduate of the American Film Institute Conservatory. Read more... "The 7th Claus", an official selection at the CineVegas International Film Festival. Upon graduation, Dan co-wrote the feature length film "Removal" (co-written and directed by Simon), which premiered at the 2010 AFI FEst and was an official selection at the 2010 Dubai International Film Festival. Removal was picked up for distribution by Lionsgate Films in 2011. In collaboration with director/producer Alexandre Aja and 20th Century Fox, Dan co-wrote "The Pyramid" with Nick Simon, which opens world wide in 2014/2015. Prior to AFI and his screenwriting career, Dan spent five years in sports television concurrent to working on his bachelors degree in film production from CUNY Brooklyn College, where he wrote/produced/directed four short films that played at festivals throughout New York City.